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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Cassine

[= Hartogiella]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Family: Celastraceae

The three species are endemic to southern Africa. Most of the non-southern African species that were previously placed in Cassine are now in the genus Elaeodendron.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Cassine parvifolia  

Cassine peragua (Bastard Saffronwood)

Cassine schinoides (Spoonwood)